A cyclist is in hospital after the driver of a parked car opened their door as she was riding by on Oak Bay Ave.
In a statement on Wednesday afternoon, Victoria Police said said traffic cops were called to the intersection of Oak Bay Ave at Fell Street just after noon for reports that a cyclist had been knocked off her e-bike.
She was injured after the door of a parked vehicle hit her bike.
Police say the cyclist was wearing a helmet, but in spite of that, suffered non-life threatening injuries.
She was treated on scene and then transported to hospital by paramedics where she remains at the time of publication.
The driver was issued a ticket with a fine of $368 under BC’s new ‘dooring’ legislation.
The act of opening the door of a parked car when it is not reasonably safe to do so is known as “dooring.”